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The terms used in the Act itself are quite specific.
These definitions aren’t verbatim - they’ve been paraphrased. The legalese is a bit overpowering in the original.
Definition of data is quite loose. The implication is that is should be capable of automated processing. HDD, FDD, network file store, CDROM. Not paper, microfilm or other not readily put through automated processing.